On Friday, may 19, Minister of energy of Ukraine Igor Nasalik said that he had asked fiscal service and customs to confiscate the coal, which is imported illegally from uncontrolled Kiev areas of Donbass.
During the «hour of questions to government», the Minister said that in hospitalnew service and energy the customs office sent the request to impound coal products entering the territory of Ukraine from the zone ORDO (approx. ed – some regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions).
Previously Ukrainian radicals have blocked the supply of coal from the Donbass, resulting in Ukraine from February 17 was introduced emergency measures in the energy sector. Continued measures to reduce consumption of hard coal thermal power plants and the use, if necessary, schedules of hourly power outage.